Studies have shown that attraction can build over time, but it needs to be exercised like a muscle. Spend time thinking about the things you like and desire about this person, both physically and emotionally. Fantasies and feelings will grow and develop the more you focus your thoughts on these things.
Can physical attraction develop into love?
-Men who highly value physical attractiveness were more likely to report “falling in love” when their partner is physically attractive. -Women who have a high sex drive tend to fall in love more often. The study shatters some common beliefs and reinforces some well-developed dating mores.
When we meet someone we dont know and are physically aroused (for example have a higher heart rate as a result of an adrenaline rush), it increases the chances well feel instant attraction.
Can a relationship work if there is no physical attraction?
“While physical attraction plays an important evolutionary role in reproduction, theres nothing to say that a lack of sexual attraction will negatively impact a relationship,” Backe explains.